Pembrook Oaks and Prairie Oaks areas Neighborhood Watch Meeting - 6/13/13

Area: 
Pembrook Oaks and Prairie Oaks areas
Recording: 

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The Pembrook Oaks (beat 49) and Prairie Oaks (beat 64) areas had their most recent Neighborhood Watch meeting on 06/13/13. The meeting was facilitated by Officer Tami Martin. This is the first time both areas were combined for the purposes of neighborhood watch meetings.

The next regularly scheduled neighborhood watch meeting for the area is currently slated for 11/07/13. An official notice will be circulated when the date is closer.

Police Activity Summary:

Pembrook Oaks area:

283 police calls for service were generated during 2012 in the patrol beat (49). Historically, the average is 294 per year.

22 of the calls received from the beats in 2012 were for Illinois Uniform Crime Report (IUCR) crimes. The rest of the police calls are considered quasi-criminal, traffic, and service-related.

Since January 2008, 1472 calls for service have been responded to in the beat; 89 of them Illinois Uniform Crime Report (IUCR) crimes. The calls for service to IUCR crime ratio in the area is 6.0%.

Prairie Oaks area:

626 police calls for service were generated during 2012 in the patrol beat (64). Historically, the average is 535 per year.

43 of the calls received from the beats in 2012 were for Illinois Uniform Crime Report (IUCR) crimes. The rest of the police calls are considered quasi-criminal, traffic, and service-related.

Since January 2008, 2679 calls for service have been responded to in the beat; 222 of them Illinois Uniform Crime Report (IUCR) crimes. The calls for service to IUCR crime ratio in the area is 8.2%.

Training:

Officers gave a presentation on transient or traveling criminals, also known as ruse burglars. He explained who they are, what they do, and presented prevention points so residents can avoid being victimized by them.

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